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  1. Mariposa/Butterfly MS5000

    Mariposa/Butterfly

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher and José Casas.

    Product Code: MS5000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Two neighbors live side-by-side in Texas. A low fence separates their gardens, but much more divides them. One grows flowers; the other raises vegetables. One was born in the U.S., the other in Mexico. One speaks English, the other Spanish. Their differences have kept them so far apart that even the arrival of a caterpillar causes disagreement—until the resulting mariposa/butterfly, and its eventual departure, unites them in wonder, sadness and a new understanding of the beautiful world they share. Learn More
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  2. The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez TX5000

    The Tale of La Llorona as Told by Consuelo Chavez

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: TX5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., 1 to 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    A group of lifelong friends who are also eighth graders prepare for what they believe is their final time celebrating Halloween together. Unfortunately, the weather is undermining their trick-or-treating plans. The friends reveal they are afraid that going to high school will break up their group. As a distraction, they begin to tell scary stories. When one story becomes more real than imagined, they realize the experiences they’ve shared connect them all together, and they are determined to remain friends for life. Learn More
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  3. Desvelado DH9000

    Desvelado

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: DH9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • TYA
    • 2 to 3 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    A young child named Little One is having trouble sleeping. Little One's family has moved to a new neighborhood, and he is nervous about attending a new school. With the help of la luna, a.k.a. Harvest, Música and the audience, Little One learns that everything will be all right and that new friends and experiences are a good thing. The show is designed to create a truly interactive experience for young audiences. Learn More
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  4. Clever Rachel

    Clever Rachel

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: CQ9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Rachel has a reputation as a clever girl who can figure out answers to the most challenging riddles. But the traditional roles of men and women don't allow for women to be intellectuals. When Jacob, the smartest boy in town, challenges her to a contest of wits, somehow they both win and find something that neither had before—a friend. Learn More
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  5. Little Scrooge

    Little Scrooge

    By Patricia Barry Rumble. Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Product Code: LL4000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 7w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    In this extremely creative, kid-friendly adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, The Ghost of Christmas Past (a surfer dude), the Ghost of Christmas Present (a beautiful spirit with an attitude) and the Ghost of Christmas Future (an eerie figure in white) help young Eben Scrooge to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Learn More
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  6. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day, but she tells her classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Soon Wanda's classmates make a game of teasing her about her hundred dresses until she doesn't come to school one day, leaving just an empty seat. As feelings of guilt overtake the children, they decide they must find out what happened to Wanda and make amends for the way they treated her. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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  7. Stuart Little

    Stuart Little

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: SG4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 5 or more actors, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This is the endearing classic about a mouse named Stuart who is born into an ordinary New York family. All the charm, wisdom and joy of the E.B. White original are captured in this adaptation. The many adventures—both big and small—of Stuart Little are brought vividly to life in this story-theatre presentation. The acting ensemble plays many human and animal roles in a series of delightful scenes that make up the marvelous maneuverings of a mild-mannered mouse trying to survive in a "real people's world." Learn More
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  8. Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Developed from the poetry of Sandy Asher and David L. Harrison.

    Product Code: J46000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 1w., 2 either gender, plus puppets; may be expanded to a total of 21 m. and w. without puppets.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Jesse and Grace have been best friends since birth, almost 10 years. It never mattered that Jesse is a boy and Grace is a girl. But now they're in fourth grade and their classmates begin a routine of nonstop teasing. Denial only makes things worse. Before long, the two have stopped speaking to each other. Each goes in search of a new best friend and soon finds that no one else fills the bill quite as perfectly. Jesse and Grace finally discover that, "A best friend is the best kind of friend of all." Learn More
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  9. Lincoln Vacation

    Lincoln Vacation

    By Laura Annawyn Shamas.

    Product Code: LE6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 7m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Six teenagers from different backgrounds are impacted by a summer school intensity touring program centered around key points and places in Abraham Lincoln's life, with action ranging from travelogue to ghost story. Learn More
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  10. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | College | TYA
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
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